Michael Lister

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Michael Lister

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New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Michael Lister is a native Floridian best known for his literary suspense thrillers as well as his two ongoing mystery series, the prison chaplain John Jordan "Blood" series and the hard-boiled, 1940s noir Jimmy "Soldier" Riley Series, and the post-apocalypic suspense thriller Cataclysmos.

Visit www.michaellister.com for more information, or follow his youtube channel - Writing and Life at https://www.youtube.com/user/MichaelL...

The Florida Book Review says that "Vintage Michael Lister is poetic prose, exquisitely set scenes, characters who are damaged and faulty" and Michael Koryta says, “If you like crime writing with depth, suspense, and sterling prose, you should be reading Michael Li
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Average rating: 4.1 · 17,350 ratings · 1,774 reviews · 135 distinct worksSimilar authors
Power in the Blood (John Jo...

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Innocent Blood (John Jordan...

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Six John Jordan Mysteries

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Blood Oath (John Jordan Mys...

4.05 avg rating — 816 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Blood Betrayal (John Jordan...

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And the Sea Became Blood (J...

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Cold Blood (John Jordan Mys...

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Blood Work (John Jordan Mys...

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Out for Blood (John Jordan ...

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Double Exposure

3.64 avg rating — 535 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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Power in the Blood Blood of the Lamb The Body and the Blood Blood Sacrifice Rivers to Blood Innocent Blood Blood Money
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Innocent Blood Blood Cries Blood Stone
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The Big Goodbye The Big Beyond The Big Hello The Big Bout: A Jimmy "Sold...
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Double Exposure Separation Anxiety
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“ventually Kathryn joined me by the lake with a blanket and picnic basket and entreated me to come away with her into the woods. Through her words and desire I could feel the pull of the divine and hear in her words the echo of the Song of Songs: “Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away with me. The winter is past; the spring has come. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come. Arise, come, my love, my beautiful one, come with me.”
Michael Lister, Six John Jordan Mysteries

“What else?”“I don’t know,” she said, frustration eating at the edge of her words. “Do you want me to say that I woke up a few mornings with my panties twisted and a funny feeling in my vagina? Maybe I did. I’m just not sure, but if I did, my panties get twisted up all the time when I sleep— I’m a tosser and turner. And as far as funny feelings in my private parts, well, that happens from time to time, too, and it’s never resulted in pregnancy before.”
Michael Lister, Six John Jordan Mysteries

“All the talent in the world can’t make up for attitude,” he said. “But attitude go a long way in making up for talent.”
Michael Lister, Six John Jordan Mysteries

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